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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
>> nelson mandela as died today. it has just been announced. nelson mandela, who spent 27 years in prison. he was the first black elected president of stojakovic in 1994. let's learn more about his life. >> a freeman taking his first steps into a new south africa. >> from prisoner to president. nelson mandela's 1990 release from jail signaled the end of south africa's racist policy of apartheid. he would go on to become the untry's first true democratically elected leader. >> i, nelson mandela do here swear to be faithful to the republic of south africa. >> born to a chief of a small village, mandela was one of 13 children and the first member of his family to attend school. in the 1930's he began opposing authority and the authorities that made colored south africans second-class citizens. as white south africa became more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of the african national congress, mandela led violent sabbatini town hall attacks and was arrested and tried in 1962. he would spend 27 years in jail, but he was never forgotten. eventually international and i
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
legend -- nelson mandela. he was 95. lost itstion has greatest son. our people have lost a father. although we knew that this day diminishe, nothing can our sense of the profound and .nduring loss >> of mandela served for five years as the first black resident of south africa after the african national congress artie help end apartheid in 1994. guy johnson has more on the mandela legacy. firstree man takes his steps into a new south africa. >> from prisoner to president, his 1990 release from jail signaling the end of the racist policy of apartheid. he would go on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> i do hereby promise to be faithful to the republic of south africa. wasorn to a local chief, he one of 13 children and the first member of his family to attend school. he began opposing the white minority a policy of apartheid, laws that segregated society and made colored south africans second-class citizens. byst, mandela was moved gandhi. more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of led ational congress, he violent sabotage attacks a
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
>> our beloved nelson mandela, president of our democratic nation has departed. >> farewell. apartheido overcame reaches the end of the journey that took them from prisoner to president. >> it is jobs day. a role data could leave the u.s. track for the best year of job growth since 2005. >> japan's prime minister calls for a summit with china to ease tensions over the islands. good morning. welcome. " live watching "the pulse from bloomberg european headquarters here in london. >> also coming up on "the pulse ," the boss of one of britain's businesses, nigel wilson joins us and about 10 minutes. get his take on everything from the u.s. jobs report to the autumn statement. the news cycle is being dominated by one thing and that is the passing of nelson mandela. south africans are mourning the death of their first black president this morning. leaders around the world pay tribute to his life. johannesburgin yesterday. .et bring in tv africa anchor clearly south africa in a state of shock this morning. we knew he was ill -- we knew he would be in intensive care and for quite so
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am EST
relationship. >> it will have an impact. the world of course wakes up to the death of nelson mandela. >> the world is mourning and as we mourn, we are waiting to hear news about funeral arrangements. the funeral will be held in about 10 days. there is not only going to be a public memorial but a private memorial. >> of course we'll have complete coverage go and through mr. mandela's legacy throughout the program. manus, we have a lot of data. we have tensions easing a touch. we'll go through what nelson mandela gave to the world. what else are we watching today? >> >> the germans have a healthy look at inflation. next year, germany will grow by 1.7%. we go to the unemployment numbers later today. euro/dollar is declining to 1.4616 despite yesterday's e.c.b. move yesterday or lack of movement yesterday and lack of christmas party for the market remains high. the drop has stopped for now. let's put it that way. the u.k. had its longest losing streak since april. down over 2.5% this week. the dax is at a three-week low. continuing a little bit lower despite that upgrade to growth. goldm
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
. i am tom keene. it is a busy day. nelson mandela is front and center. data.ot of economic today is job stay. the moment is 8:30 a.m.. theine: 55, we get university of michigan confidence. also, we have american eagle outfitters out before the bell. alan greenspan will speak. he called it a bubble. bitcoin made aon splash. next year'sraw for soccer world cup will take place in brazil. it will determine the competition at the tournament. this is a big deal. >> that is more foreign than the jobs report, actually. >> state tuned. current, commodities, stocks, bonds -- we're nearing 1800 and the futures. yields go out. the dollar is stronger, con founding germany. they won a weaker euro and they do not get it. -- this is aond big deal. underer chinese currency, is at australian dollar .91. we scoured the papers. so much is going on this morning. all of it is centered on the passing of nelson mandela. >> he is the front page story. today is job stay. the results of the survey say that payrolls have increased in the month of november. >> the feeling is like this? >> it will probably decli
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
rundown. nelson mandel died at the age of 95 and tributes are pouring in around the globe. >> we've lost one of the most influential and courageous. he belongs to the ages. >> mandela served 27 years in prison after convicted of treason with the white minority government. three years later, he won the nobel peace prize. he became the first elected black president. has died atmandela 95. we'll have more later in the show. meantime, our top tech story, twitter has added the first woman to their board effective immediately. she was ceo of pearson until last year. twitter faced controversy for not having a woman board member. "there could not be a more exciting time to join." what is the latest? >> this was a priority to have tha woman joing the board. there are a number of things her the right candidate . she is smart and a forward thinking person. speaking with someone who worked with her, she pushed the envelope on the industry. the international experience and media experience is helpful for where twitter is now. certainly questions about twitter's business and she can help in those
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
death of nelson mandela with the cbs evening news. >> he was born july 18, 1918. his mother gave him a name meaning "troublemaker," but later a school teacher in nelson. he moved to johannesburg at 23. he became one of the nation's first black lawyers and joined the opposition african national congress in the early 1940's, devoting himself to peacefully ending apartheid. then in 1960, peaceful black demonstrators were killed by white south african police in the infamous massacre. mandela came to believe then that the only recourse was violence. >> it is futile for us to continue talking peace and nonviolence against a government whose reply is only savage attacks on an unarmed and defenseless people. >> he was arrested and sentenced to life for sabotage and conspiracy. he served most of his life on robben island, the alcatraz of south africa. a fellow prisoner said mandela never let his spirit die. >> he accepted that he may not live to see the victory. but he did not doubt that the freedom struggle would triumph. >> mandela was imprisoned for 27 years. on february 11, 1990, at the age
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
blazers, taking different approaches to change their industry and the world. nelson mandela certainly changing the world, the legacy he left the hide. plus, ted williams, known as " the kid" and "the splendid splinter" one of baseball's all-time greats. and the kid who may become the next warren buffett. all of that and more over the next hour. first, let's go to the headlines from our radio cohost carol massar. a five-&p 500 snapping day slide, gaining more than one percent, after better than expected u.s. jobs reports. dropped toyment rate a five-year low, payroll with 203,000 jobs added. sears is looking to spin off its lands end unit which has remained profitable despite the company struggles. and there was much glitz and glamour for today's world cup draw. rizzo will faced mexico, -- brazil will face mexico, cameroon, and portugal. those are some of the top headlines. massar. you, carol the world mourns the loss of one of its great leaders. nelson mandela emerged from 27 years in prison to become south africa's first elected black president, dying yesterday at the age o
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
all. let freedom reign. god bless africa. i thank you. >> nelson mandela, the former president of south africa, died today. mandiba was a man for all seasons. his life gave meaning to millions. after his release from prison in 1990, he was awarded the nobel peace prize and served as president for five years. the power of mandela could not be captured in a snapshot. it was also the man himself. he was a quiet man in many ways, but with great power to influence. a father of six who is also a father of a nation, a country, and a philosophy. he was born in 1918 in a small village of the eastern cape of south africa. his work against apartheid policies grew in the coming years. in 1963, he was put on trial for plotting to overthrow the government with pilots. he said at the trial, i have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. it is an ideal which i hope to live for and to achieve. but if i need be, it is an ideal for which i am prepared to die. after he stepped down as president, he worked tireles
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 9:30am EST
nelson mandela and north korea. the latest on budget negotiations and the november jobs report. margaret carlson and ramesh ponnuru debate obamacare's revival. we begin the program with the former secretary of state, dr. madeleine albright. thank you for being with us madame secretary. , >> good to be with you. >> you paid tribute to the noble statesmen, nelson mandela. you say you treasure the memory of your meetings with him. what is the most memorable? >> the most memorable was his modesty. i was ambassador at the united nations. he walked up to me and said, hello, i am nelson mandela, like you would not know. when he spoke at the general assembly session, he walked up slowly to that podium and he would take out his glasses and he would clean them and then he would put them on, then he would speak with a great cadence. i also visited him. as a human being, he was stunning. the more you knew the history of a man that had spent so much time in prison. for me, the most important thing about him was his forgiveness. >> no bitterness. >> no bitterness. >> you said his words and works will
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
, what are you left with then? thank you, julie hyman. i want to turn to the big news, nelson mandela, south africa's first black president, who passed away yesterday. crowds have been gathering paying respect. the government says they will have 10 days of warning, and his funeral will be held on december 15. national leaders are morning. he collaborated a long working relationship with administrations on both sides of the aisle. obama,sident barack mandela was a strong political and personal influence. he paid tribute last night. i am joined by the former ambassador to south africa under president george bush who worked with mandela. also with us is bloomberg political analyst matthew dowd. rick to have you with us. ambassador, -- >> -- great to have you with us. ambassador, let me start with you. tell us about what your meetings were like with him. >> the thing that really struck me was his level of graciousness and humility. he was not a big man, but he was larger than life in my eyes, and he struck me as a gentle soul. he offered me a tremendous level of encouragement, and he was
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 9:30am EST
nelson mandela and north korea. the november jobs report. margaret carlson and ramesh ponnuru debate obamacare's revival. we begin the program with the former secretary of state, dr. madeleine albright. madame secretary. >> good to be with you. >> you paid tribute to the noble statesmen, nelson mandela. you say you treasure the memory of your meetings with him. what is the most memorable? >> the most memorable was his modesty. he walked up to me and said, hello, i am nelson mandela, like you would not know. when he spoke at the general assembly session, he walked up slowly to that podium and he would take out his glasses and he would clean them and then he would put them on, then he would speak with a great cadence. i also visited him. as a human being, he was stunning. the more you knew the history of a man that had spent so much time in prison. for me, the most important thing about him was his forgiveness. >> no bitterness. >> no bitterness. >> you said his words and works will survive. when you look around the world today whether it is asia, the middle east, or africa, there is t
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am EST
presidents travel to johannesburg to pay respect to the memory of nelson mandela. late,r fedex package is you deserve a refund? this is "bloomberg surveillance ." i'm tom keene. joining me is scarlet fu and alix steel. let's get right to the morning breeze as the ceremonies continue in south africa. >> in china, industrial output rose less than estimated in november while retail sales unexpectedly accelerated. it paints a mixed picture of growth as leaders gather in beijing to set economic policies for the coming year. you're in the u.s., 7:30 a.m., nisb small business optimism and then wholesale inventories and we have earnings for going out. 7:00 a.m., toll brothers. after the bell, smith & wesson earnings. we are waiting for president of >> -- president obama to speak in johannesburg where he joins 90 other heads of state. >> ban ki-moon speaking right now, secretary-general of the united nations. presidentsf four travel. not george bush, senior, but other living presidents with president obama. i thought the "new york times" article on travel, 16 hours on air force one, hav
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
. . . money." go to "lunch i am adam johnson. nelson mandela is a name recognized all over the world and will likely written in the history books for generations. a freedom fighter who emerged to revolutionize a country in south africa. as you know, he died last night. he was 95 years old. >> a free man taking his first steps. from prisoner to president, nelson mandela's 1990 release from jail signaled the end of south africa's racist policy and he would go on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> the faithful for the republic of south africa. to ae in a small village local chief, mandela was one of 13 children and a first member of his family to attend school. in the 1940's, he began opposing the white minority's i'll see of apartheid, laws that segregated and made colored south africans second -- second-class citizens. at first, mandela was inspired by gandhi's approach of nonviolent resistance. as white south africa became more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of the national international he was arrested and tried in 1962.
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
funeral arrangements for nelson mandela. stay with us. ♪ welcome back to the second half-hour of bottom line on bloomberg television. i'm mark crumpton thank you staying with us. let's check where the markets finished the session. you're with us at the bottom of decemberon this friday 6, 2013. good news for the stock market today. tocks rose sharply. and job gains were reported. that is an encouraging sign for the economy. and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in five years. the s&p 500 was up at 1805. the dow jones industrial average, rising to 16,020. the nasdaq composite index right rising at 4062. let's check some of the top stories for the hour. honorhedule of events to nelson mandela has been released. the south african president has declared it a day of her question. they'll be followed tuesday by memorial service. nelson mandela died yesterday at the age of 85 years old. he will lie in government buildings until his burial. president obama will be among the dignitaries attending the funeral. willding champion, spain, play a world cup game against the netherlands. it is
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm EST
nelson mandela as the world says goodbye on a high note. in the wild card, 12 days of it going -- 12 days of bitcoin. someone new in the driver seat at general motors. is succeeding dan ackerson. she started as a plant engineer on the factory floor when she was just 18, and the rest of her resume stands on its own. she was head of manufacturing, but religious given the second half, head of product of element in 2011. her real calling card is cutting management layers, cutting red tape costs, and trying to taper what gm does while still building cool cars to make money. >> barra's appointment would make her the first female ceo for an auto company on the entire planet. she was asked what it was like to be a woman in a traditionally male-dominated business. >> i worked at general motors for 33 years with wonderful people. i always have been evaluated on what i contributed and what results i was able to obtain into your organization, but we come together as a team. putting a car or truck on the road is a team sport. i just view myself as part of a team. if by being a woman i can encoura
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
nelson mandela. we are looking ahead to induce lucid interview with the irish finance minister as ireland exit its bailout program. jonathan farrow has the details world highly anticipated cup draw in brazil. >> south africans are mourning the death of their first black president nelson mandela while leaders around the world paid tribute to his life. our tv africa anchor as well as ryan chilcote. emotional day for south africans all over the world and we have seen some amazing scenes coming out of south africa. >> firstly, when i heard the 9 p.m. or so,t at i was absolutely shocked. this is something we have been preparing ourselves for because he has been quite ill but it still comes as a shock. it is very emotional and it is a massive loss. of what is going on around his home, people are celebrating his life. it is a big shock. >> you did meet him. >> in 2007 he retired from the public eye. he announced he lost his son to hiv aids. and he is someone who came very and thought against the disease. he was a very humble man, all he was showing signs he was not really well and we spo
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
boarded a plane to south africa. they will be joining president obama at the memorial service for nelson mandela. you pose problems for all of the does not sound like you. more than 20 lawmakers on their way for the memorial service. they should be back by wednesday. we expect if there is a budget deal, it would happen by late tomorrow. subject should happen later. it should not cause a big problem. rex phil mattingly joining us tonight. a victory for wall street, regulators will not require ceos to confirm they are complying with the vockel rule according to people familiar with tell us the wording will be a relief to who werek executives concerned they would have to personally guarantee and their firms were in compliance. instead, they would have to sign off on having policies and systems in place. five agencies are set to approve. the mostation is among complex and controversial arising from the dodd frank act in 2010 to overhaul the banking crisis. to the credit the congressional health care clock is ticking. biting into the day, lawmakers need to enroll in a plan under obama care or
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
nelson mandela. i am mark crumpton. that is it for bottom line. have a great weekend. i will see you next time. ♪ >> from our studios in new york city, this is "charlie rose." >> we begin our coverage of the death of nelson mandela with a -- the cbs evening news. >> he was born july 18, 1918. him a namegave meaning "troublemaker," but later a school teacher in nelson. at 23.d to johannesburg he became one of the nation's first black lawyers and joined the opposition african national congress in the early 1940's, devoting himself to peacefully ending apartheid. 1960, peaceful black demonstrators were killed by white south african police in in infamous massacre. men alike came to believe the only reef force -- mandela came to believe then that the only recourse was violence. >> it is futile for us to continue talking peace and a governmentgainst whose reply is only savage attacks on an unarmed and defenseless people. >> he was arrested and sentenced to life for sabotage and conspiracy. he served most of his life on island, the alcatraz of south africa. a fellow prisoner said mandela
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am EST
." ♪ >> this week on "political capital", former secretary of state madeleine albright talks about nelson mandela and north korea. the november jobs report. margaret carlson and ramesh ponnuru debate obamacare's revival. we begin the program with the former secretary of state, dr. madeleine albright. madame secretary. >> good to be with you. >> you paid tribute to the noble statesmen, nelson mandela.
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
. and our analyst on restaurants. willen we come back, we speak on the legacy of nelson mandela. he changed more than a country, he changed culture. ♪ >> today, we remember the life and the legacy of nelson mandela. he became a symbol of revolution and triumph over racial segregation. with us to talk about the contributions and achievements of his greatest -- south africa's greatest son is the director of the africa division of the human rights watch. >> good to be here. >> when we think about the contributions that he made to the world, is there concern that we could see this reversed in some way. he is such a symbol. what happens to that symbol now that he is no longer here? >> i would like to say that this is a tremendous loss. for the whole world. he was obviously such a great leader. millions across the world will mourn his loss. it is also a time to be reminded of the great legacy he has left us. ands such a high standard challenged that he has set for the next generation. indeed, for leaders in general. >> what could happen to his political party? many people vote with that
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
burden of the costs. >> thank you very much. world mourns nelson mandela. our next guest says the former south african president has left a strong country with a solid foundation. ♪ >> time for company news. acceptingstopped bitcoins. barred institutions for handling transactions of the virtual currency. the website hosting. haier electronics at to the highest level in 14 years and hong kong after alibaba agreed to the company. they make washing machines and distribute home appliances. walt disney's "frozen" was first in america and canadian theatres. 30 $2 million. it takes the number one spot from "the hunger games." welcome to "countdown." i am mark barton. >> i am anna edwards. nationwideans held a celebration for nelson mandela. his body will lie in state in pretoria. our next guest said he left a strong country with a solid foundation and we were dismissed the doomsday. expect little market reaction to the death of nelson mandela. peter joins us now. great to see you. thank you for coming in. give us your analysis as the globe to some extent mourns the loss of nelson mande
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 2:00pm EST
from around the world joined with south africans to mark the life of nelson mandela. the ceremony at the biggest soccer stadium was the first of three major public events this week. president obama was among those paying tribute. never see the life of nelson mandela again. let me say to the young people of africa and the young people around the world, you too can worth your own. >> and the first female ceo in the global automotive industry, she started her career as an intern more than 30 years ago on the factory floor. in charge of product development and quality in all of gm's cars and trucks for a little under two years. person is jet -- ackerson is retiring january 15 and changes at the top of lulu lemon. chip wilson is stepping down as chairman. the president of toms shoes will be the new ceo. we turn to private equity and venture cap. raised $2 billion across seven funds, focusing primarily on software, and tonight and business services. with me now is a managing director. tank you for joining us. -- thank you for joining us. i know your firm, trident, is focused on security. y
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
astity will soon as july 1. marking the life of nelson to him, paying tribute in a township south west of johannesburg. president obama spoke about what mandela meant to him. >> over 30 years ago, while student, i learned of nelson mandela and the struggle taking place in this beautiful land. and it stirred something in me. it woke me up from -- to my to others and to myself and set me on an improbable journey that find me here today. >> at least 5000 people are expected to attend mandela's funeral on december 15. tonight on bottom line, i will be speaking with deborah gillis, catalyst to get her perspective on women in leadership. "bottom line" tonight at 7 p.m. new york time. hope to see you then. >> this week, president obama signed an extension of america's 10 year plastic gun ban after being reauthorized by congress. that took place yesterday. the original ban was set to expire and had gained attention saying that plastic guns could get past airport security. cory johnson has been following this issue. also, the chief executive of valencia design group and the grandson of a d
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
life and legacy nelson mandela. here's u2's bono. operation on his tear duct because when he worked on robin island in the salt the salt burned out his tear ducts. this figure that will be remembered not just in in africaca, not just everywhere na, asia, everywhere, the man who could to tearsany people himself could not cry. >> national leaders are mourning the death of south african president nelson mandela. beloved nelson mandela, of ournding president democratic nation, has departed. the mostlost one of influential, courageous and good human beings that any of us will share time .ith on this earth he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. lightsof the brightest of our world has gone out. alson mandela was not just hero of our time but a hero of time. >> nelson mandela was a giant and humane inspiration. >> mandela leaves his country a important principles to govern by. but how will south africa, a nation still on unsettled his legacy and move it forward? we want to bring in our panel. nadine worked with president on antiapartheid chain issues. jake bright with a special
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am EST
pictures coming from south africa, a memorial to honor nelson mandela beginning. these are live pictures coming from the event at the football stadium. tens of thousands of south africans are there to pay tribute to the first black president of the country. obama and -- barack many other world leaders are in attendance. let's talk about what we are seeing as the event is unfolding. lenny joins us with more. stunning pictures coming. clearly, a huge amount focus on this event. what is the story that is going to be told? >> people are still arriving. hundreds of thousands, millions will be watching what goes on today. these are live pictures from the stadium. it is raining, but south africans are singing. they are so part of this moment, knowing they will reflect back on a leader that change this country's face. be addressingill the crowd. other people will also be addressing. we also have the president of was notd xi jinpeng able to attend, which was interesting. of state will be addressing the crowd from that country. india and cuba as well. president, the man who succeeded nelson mandel
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
president of south africa has just announced that nelson mandela has died. let's listen information >> our nation has lost its greatest son. yet, what made nelson mandela made was precisely what him human. what we seek in ourselves. and in him we saw so murphy of ourselves -- so much of ourselves. nelson outh africans, mandela brought us together, we will together that bid him farewell. r beloved mativa will be accorded a state funeral. i have ordered that all flags of the republic of south africa from red to half mast , and to 6 december remain at half mast until after the funeral. we pay our last respects, and let us conduct ourselves with he dignity and respect that personified. let us be mindful of his wishes nd of the wishes of his family . erever we are in the country and wherever we are in the values et us recall the for which he fought. let us reaffirm his vision his is iety in which none xploited, oppressed or dispossessed by another. let us commit ourselves to sparing ether, neither strength nor courage to ild a unitted, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous so
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
for nelson mandela in johannesburg tomorrow with at least 200,000 people expected to attend. this is all ahead of sunday's funeral in the village where he grow up. a special program called remembering nelson mandela where his guests give us their memories and anecdotes. whenat was interesting they spoke about him, they rarely talk about his politics. what they talked about was his character as a person and how dominant a physical presence he was. people forget, he loved sports, he loved boxing. he used to practice boxing in his jail cell. he loved to follow the races. by all global sport, followed it closely. he wanted the guards to update him on various sporting events. you can catch that program right here on bloomberg later today. remembering nelson mandela at 1:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. hong kong/singapore time. better-than-expected jobs numbers from the u.s. getting shares a boost. do these gains have legs? we will be trying to get to the bottom of that next on "on the move." ♪ >> quarter past eight in the morning in bangkok. these are live images from the street. this coming of
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 3:00pm EST
campaign to persuade actually working. those nelson, heart -- are names you might not have heard in a while. >> i had to ask julie who they were. >> get out of here. >> geez louise. barracuda, magic manned -- magic man? it is a fantastic band. >> all of these bands are pulling out of the seaworld due to positions of animal-rights groups. >> i cannot believe seaworld is still open. >> why? >> who would go there after watching -- >> it is a very good company. it is going to change. i do think it will make companies like this look at their model. by the way, this kind of stuff -- >> how can you keep a whale that size in a tank that small? this is theink beginning of a change or people will stop going? >> they will not stop going. they want to see the big whale. >> i think a lot of parents might say, you know, i have a moral stand against this. >> you cannot pen them up in one little area. >> there are stories about whether or not this kind of stuff works. whether or not these kind of entertainers say, hey, don't go to these things, works. benatard stopped pat from being on the macy's flo
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am EST
. >> one person i do not think will be taking a selfie will a piece on, he did nelson mandela. >> imagine a people bring together the blacks who were successful for so long, and the whites who were so scared, you issuesave fewer legacy come together to work for the betterment. he was on the scene as the news broke that nelson mandela had died. he ties it into a larger theme, the arabif you look at uprising, the groundswell of a desire for good change, and no political leaders should they come into the next era, nelson mandela was able to do that. >> without the help of social media. >> exactly. it was a powerful piece. >> the connection of the top ic and the author. i have to ask you about this amazon store, because it dominated my world last week. it is fundamentally interesting and silly. it doesn't exist command is not legal, they do not have the infrastructure for this thing. why does that capture the fascination of the viewers? it was a huge story last week by deliver that ebay can you things in 30 minutes -- >> drones is where the future is going. people want to be able to see aroun
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
albright talks about nelson mandela and north korea. the november jobs report. margaret carlson and ramesh ponnuru debate obamacare's revival. we begin the program with the former secretary of state, dr. madeleine albright. madame secretary. >> good to be with you. >> you paid tribute to the noble statesmen, nelson mandela.
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 1:00am EST
the heads of state and dignitaries due to visit the memorial service of nelson mandela today. many are comparing it to the funeral of jfk back in the early 60's. >> this is one of the biggest gatherings of world leaders. we have not seen something like --s sincerely 1960s something like this since the early 1960s. royalty from around the world, and about 75 people. what is fascinating is the true message of reconciliation that he always talked about. people that will be talking will be president barack obama, and cuban president ronald castro, and the rainy president roos on -- hassan rouhani will be present. hopefully this will be a time where people can reconcile. >> as is often the case, it is the absentees that are just as notable. >> we fax it got most of the countries that have been represented across the world. syria is not going to be attending. we know that some countries have not even come out with any kind of show of gratitude or grievance at all. this is going to be interesting to see how it plays out in the rest of the day. what is fascinating is that cleat -- queen elizab
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
. the preparations are underway for the national memorial service for nelson mandela. tomorrow it'll be in a 90,000 seat soccer stadium -- soccer stadium. he made his last public world cup.during the 200,000 protesters took to the streets of bangkok to call for the country's prime minister to step down. this is a new effort to change this. ofzzard of lies conditions turn these into a virtual snowball. supposed to fall until halftime. more than eight inches fell during the afternoon. deals, the world's biggest airline takes off today. executives of american airlines and u.s. airways signed the final merger documents. create a new company worth about $18 billion. this began trading today. is seeking one billion in combined revenues and cost savings. we asked what this all means for airfares. >> airfares are going to do what airfares do. they are related to all sort of things like this. this is not affected at all. of thekeeping all airplanes. that is why this merger works. we need all of that. only 12 overlapping at works -- networks. supply will be unchanged. prices in our business mo
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 8:00am EST
look at the top headlines. a memorial service being held for nelson mandela today. president obama spoke this morning to a crowd which included world leaders, celebrities, royals, and tens of thousands of south africans. nelson mandela last thursday at age of 95. lulu lemon -- the founder of the company is stepping down as chairman. he will be replaced by the lead director. the ceo is also step down and will be replaced by former toms shoe president. all because of those sheer yoga pants. a drugmaker warns that its earnings will miss analysts estimates next year if regulators allow generic companies of a multiple -- of a multiple sclerosis drug. we will be back in two minutes. ♪ bitcoin has been a speculative frenzy lately. but will all the attention celebrating the 12 days of bitcoin -- not really a traditional holiday. matt miller is here for a day two. on the second day of bitcoin, matt miller gave to me -- what have we got? >> today is the day where i start experimenting with all the different kinds of stuff i can buy. each day we are going to do something different with bitc
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
road. >> south africa will hold a memorial service for nelson mandela. at least 200,000 people are expected to attend. his body will then lie in state editorial until the middle of the week ahead of sunday's villa. specialrose has a program remembering nelsen mandela were his guests give us his memories and antidotes. >> what was interesting is that they really talked about his politics. people forget he loves ports and boxing. he's to practice boxing in his jail cell. all are fascinated by global sport. they followed it closely. they wanted the guards to update him on various sporting events. >> that is one to watch. you can see that later today. remembering nelson mandela errors at 1:00 p.m. singapore time. up next, china's trade surge. will japan follow? we will find out. stay with us. ♪ >> are moments away from the latest data on japan. let's assess the process of abenomics. how is it doing? joining us is ed roberts. here to see you. let's start with abenomics. how is shins on they doing? number three? >> good morning. this is more like a thousand arts. seeing incremental cha
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
south africa this morning. he will be attending memorial services for nelson mandela. george bush and hillary clinton will join the president and the first lady. jimmy carter and bill clinton will fly separately. they will join dozens of other dignitaries and tens of thousands of mourners at the service being held in johannesburg. that is your morning brief. >> it was a subtle weekend. particularly in bitcoin. that will be a feature during the week. futures are up. the 10 year yield is that 84. the currency market is on the move. crude is at 111. the 30 year bond tries to migrate higher. 103.05. it was really quite important to see strong -- keep it going. we scoured the papers. >> some of the biggest tech companies are joining forces. they are demanding reforms on the nsa surveillance program. names include cap -- apple, google -- all of the silicon valley companies. they highlight the need to reform practices. after president obama told msnbc that he plans to propose curbs on the nsa to guard against snooping. >> facebook says to mind my business. >> what is the story here? >> there
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 3:00am EST
nelson mandela and were expecting many leaders across the world including barack obama and leaders in brazil and india will pay tribute to mandela today at the stadium. with the continue to monitor these pictures -- will potential monitor these pictures and breaking any news and show you speeches -- we will continue to monitor these picture and bring you any news and show you speeches. lessor, chief european economist. -- let's welcome chief european economist. it is a relatively calm to say the least. if 2014 going to be more of the same? tofrom a crisis situation politicization state of situation, we are looking at the effect from stimulation policies that took place this year that were successful in realizing the market. unfortunately i must the negative side effects. we demand. the biggest challenge for 2014 will be the backdrop and in the banking sector. >> you talk about too low inflation, are you worried about deflation? >> the risks in the region we are seeing potentially a very large output gap and rapidly rising that is strong warning. not acclimated which i am very concerne
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